The GOP contender claims that Obama’s "class warfare" makes it impossible to have a rational conversation about the issue.
Then another leading contender, Laurence Fink, head of asset-manager BlackRock, told the board that it should be talking to Mr. Mack instead, people who spoke with him say. The company came under fresh criticism after it appeared that it might backtrack on an April announcement that it would pursue a spinoff of its Discover credit-card operations as a public company.
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Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee appeared to backtrack about his involvement in alleged corruption being investigated at the group.
a way of thinking about something, especially expressed in a publicly stated opinion:
The doctor's stance on the issue of abortion is well known.backtrack
1 to go back along a path you have just followed:
We went the wrong way and had to backtrack till we got to the right turning.
2 to say that you did not mean something you said earlier or say that you have changed your opinion:
[+ speech] "All right, " he backtracked, "It's possible that I was mistaken."
The officers were forced to backtrack on their statements.
She refused to backtrack from her criticisms of the proposal.
intr.v., -tracked, -track·ing, -tracks.
- To go back over the course by which one has come.
- To return to a previous point or subject, as in a lecture or discussion.
- To reverse one's position or policy.